Arts

    With a rich and varied body of work and now in her 60s, these are the days when Laurie Anderson has become, not necessarily an éminence grise, but certainly an artist in maturity and accepting its rewards.
   With a rich and varied body of work and now in her 60s, these are the days when Laurie Anderson has become, not necessarily an éminence grise, but certainly an artist in maturity and accepting its rewards.
   What’s the recipe for a myth? There’s no one formula, of course, but it seems as though gods or super-motivated humans are usually involved. Someone keeps rolling a stone up a hill, or makes fire, kisses a frog into a...
   Anyone following the national art scene last year was probably aware of a series of Southern California exhibits devoted to the area’s regional artists called Pacific Standard Time, which took over most museums and many...

    Guild Hall will present a screening of the New York Philharmonic playing  live in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Saturday at 8 p.m. Conducted by Lorin Maazel, the concert opens with the philharmonic playing the American and...

   The Hayground Forum at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton will present Groove Gumbo Super Band, a Nordic world jazz group, tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. The evening will include bread making and a local cheese and wine tasting. A $10...
Artists Alliance Show     Ashawagh Hall in Springs will become the temporary clubhouse of the Artists Alliance of East Hampton this weekend. The alliance, a nonprofit arts organization founded in 1984 in memory of Jimmy Ernst, will...
On Sunday night, when the last of the envelopes are opened at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, one of East Hampton’s own could be making her way to the stage.

Actors — talented actors, that is — are usually amusing raconteurs and often good writers. They have a love of language, the sensuous savoring of the perfect phrase, and they develop a feeling for the dramatic arc of a scene, the...